Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Exquisite....




Once again I have been so fortunate as to recieve in the mail, these "exquisite" petit point cushions....from my dear friend Sandi Quance of Canada.They are an absolute joy, so beautiful!!! (I am ashamed to say that my photography does not do them justice.)
The workmanship, colours, detail & finishing is to the highest standard. I am honoured to own such beautiful pieces.
Thank you Sandi....much love, Linda x

27 comments:

Norma said...

Gorgeous beyond words :)

The Dangerous Mezzo said...

Goodness, those are truly exquisite. What a tremendous talent Ms Quance has, and what a generous gift!

Liberty Biberty said...

Absolutely stunning! Sandi is a master artisan with a needle!
Mercedes

Catherine said...

They are so lovely. Her sense of design and use of color is perfection.

Deni said...

What a lovely gift they look wonderful from here they certainly must be magificent close up
So much work in those tiny little pillows, Unbelieve it!!!!

Garden of Miniatures said...

Absolutely outstanding work,you could be very proud of this exquisite pieces!Jeannette

Merry Jingle said...

They are amazing, you're a lucky girl to own such wonderful pillows :) And I love the chair. What is the background houses? It looks nice,

Ira

Bambi said...

Those cushions are just marvelous, I could never do such fine work! and the background is very enticing I don't mind saying - my guess is Linda saw them on a trip to Paris, and the question is, were they packed with chocolates!TerryX

Thmini2 said...

those are gorgeous!! You are so lucky to have recieved them.

Linda Carswell said...

...a few questions regarding the background used behind the cushions.
It is in actual fact a greeting card, it is purchased flat and the recipient can then make it into this 3D model. Terry you are correct, it is from Paris....but sadly there were no chocolates involved...lol! I bought this back in about 2004, they are still available and there are many designs available, all Paris orientated. It's a litte faded, but still pretty....might be time for a new one!

Flora said...

Linda, the pillows are wonderful: the pictures give an idea how! I'd love to have something so precious ...
As usual, your house is distinguished elegance, an example for all.
A hug
Flora

miniacollection said...

The cushions are really stunning, I love the colours.
I was about to ask you about the background, but I saw the answer in your commentary. I thought it was the 3D cards, they are perfect as a background. By the way I bought these cards in Greece a long time ago with Greek houses.
Geneviève

Debbie said...

Beautiful cushions with a fab back drop..xxx

Pilar said...

They are so cute... Congratulations!

Peach Blossom Hill said...

How beautiful! My eyes won't let me do this tiny work anymore, sadly.

Jody

contar said...

Realmente son todo un lujo poseer algo así.
un abrazo


Really they are the whole luxury to possess something like that.
An embrace

Catherine said...

I cannot find those 3-D cards anymore. :-( I wish I had written down the maker that is on the back of the card. I had the one Linda is using in the background and one of Giverny. Does anyone know? I might be able to order them online.

Annie said...

Absolutely stunning work... Sandi´s really an artist working with the faded color tones like that! You´re lucky to be the owner of such pretty embroideries...

Linda Carswell said...

Yes Annie, I am honoured to own these cushions & you are correct, Sandi certainly is an artist...

Roelie said...

Unbelievable that someone can work so detailed in petit point. You should be proud that they are in your house.

Greetings, Roelie

synnøve said...

Fantastic pillows! Sandi is a real artist and you dear Linda is so lucky :-)
Synnøve x

Lucia Gabrieli said...

Those pillows are stunning, I'm sure they'll be a lovely addition to your petite maison!
Lucia

Margaret said...

Linda the pillows are stunning and your maison will certainly do them justice.

synnøve said...

Sweet Linda, I knew this tea-pot was "right up your alley"!!! I was visiting the nice web-shop of Weronica looking for a writing desk, and could not believe my luck to stumble upon this little treasure...had to have it!!! Like me, I think you have a thing for tea and coffee-pots?
Have a fantastic day:)
Hugs

ESTEFANIA said...

A marvel of set! I've left an award on my blog. A kiss!

dale said...

They are exquisite!

A 2 Z said...

So rich looking!